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Teddy Bridgewater

Minnesota Vikings
Quarterback

Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 214

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Vikings | No timetable for Teddy Bridgewater

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:23:12 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) still has no timetable for his return, according to general manager Rick Spielman. Spielman added that it would be "unfair" to give Bridgewater an ultimatum after suffering multiple serious injuries. Bridgewater is recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a dislocated knee.

Fantasy Tip: At this point it looks like Bridgewater will keep playing second fiddle to Sam Bradford, especially after Bradford's unsung success last year. Stay away from Bridgewater for the time being, and only draft Bradford as a QB2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Tom Pelissero

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater working to return

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:44:15 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) is "grinding" and doing all types of drills as part of his rehab from his knee injury, according to WR Charles Johnson.

Fantasy Tip: Bridgewater is likely to miss the entire 2017 season as he continues his recovery. Sam Bradford should continue to start in his place, but he is a low-upside QB2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Andrew Krammer

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater likely to miss 2017 season

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 10:15:04 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) is expected to miss the entire 2017 season to continue his comeback from the torn ACL and dislocated knee he suffered during training camp last summer, according to a team source, which suggested the "shortest recovery" time for a player with Bridgewater's injuries is 19 months.

Fantasy Tip: A 19-month recovery would put Bridgewater on the shelf until March of 2018. Sam Bradford will enter this summer as the clear starter in the final season of his two-year deal and should be considered a midrange QB2 in fantasy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: BleacherReport.com - Jason Cole

Vikings | No timetable for Teddy Bridgewater

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 09:35:09 -0800

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) is doing well in his recovery from a serious knee injury but there are too many factors in the recovery to determine a return date for Bridgewater.

Fantasy Tip: It may be a while until Bridgewater returns to the field because of the severity of the injury, so owners will need to keep an eye on the situation during the offseason. He will be a risky option for fantasy owners next season and may not be more than a low-end No. 2 quarterback if he returns early in the season. Sam Bradford could be the starter for the Vikings in 2017 but he is only a No. 2 quarterback.

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Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater's option likely exercised

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:38:15 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) is likely to have his fifth-year option picked up for the 2018 season. Bridgewater is under contract for $2.18 million for 2017, and the 2018 option could be worth more than $11 million. However, it would give the team a full year to assess him after his major knee injury.

Fantasy Tip: It sounds like Sam Bradford will be their starter heading into next year, and Bridgewater may not even be ready. Bradford has been oft-injured in his career, and it's very possible Bridgewater could return to the starting role at some point. He's not worth drafting for now, but he's someone to keep an eye on in his recovery.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Ben Goessling

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater has surgery set

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 06:08:23 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) has surgery scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 8, to repair his torn anterior cruciate ligament and other damage in his left knee, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: Bridgewater is likely to miss a calendar year or more, and the team snatched Sam Bradford from the Philadelphia Eagles. Bradford has a lot of physical talent, but it just hasn't shown up on game day. He's a midrange QB2 that could perform well in spurts if he remains protected.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Ed Werder

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater placed on IR

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:36:48 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Fantasy Tip: Bridgewater will miss the entire 2016 season because of his serious knee injury, and owners will need to monitor the situation to see if he will be ready for the 2017 season. Shaun Hill likely will be the starting quarterback for the Vikings this season but should only be a No. 2 quarterback in fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater has torn ACL

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:09:58 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and other structural damage as a result of a non-contact injury in practice Tuesday, Aug. 30, and he also has a dislocated knee. An MRI confirmed the injuries. He did not suffer any nerve or arterial damage, however. He will have surgery within the next few days, but is expected to miss the 2016 season.

Fantasy Tip: With the franchise quarterback going down, drop Stefon Diggs and Laquon Treadwell down on your draft sheets, as the quarterback play will be significantly degraded. Adrian Peterson will have to carry a much bigger load in 2016, and that's good news for his fantasy stock, although you can expect teams to stack the box daring the Vikings to pass with whomever they tab as the signal caller. Shaun Hill is likely to take over due to his knowledge of the offense, since he is the in-house guy, but expect Mark Sanchez, Colin Kaepernick or another veteran free-agent to get a call as well.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: VikingsWire.USAToday.com - Neal Coolong

Vikings | Significant injury for Teddy Bridgewater

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:17:42 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) suffered a significant injury to his left knee in practice Tuesday, Aug. 30, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. The extent of the injury is not yet known, however, as Bridgewater is still undergoing testing.

Fantasy Tip: One can expect Bridgewater to miss a good deal of time this season. This is Shaun Hill's team to quarterback right now, but look for the Vikings to add someone. As far as Hill's fantasy value, he is really only viable in good matchups and/or as a bye-week replacement.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater goes down in practice

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:09:23 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (undisclosed) went down on a non-contact play during practice Tuesday, Aug. 30. Practice was subsequently called off as trainers tended to the quarterback.

Fantasy Tip: Non-contact injuries are never a good sign; it sounds like it could be something serious for Minnesota's starting thrower. Shaun Hill is a capable backup, but he doesn't have the fantasy appeal that Bridgewater does and would only be worth a bye-week start in a good matchup. Stay tuned for updates on Bridgewater's status.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Ben Goessling

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